Who is Ken Evraire?
At the university level, he played as a slotback, for the Golden Hawks of the Wilfrid Laurier University from 1985 to 1988. He was named three times in the Ontario University Athletics's first all-star team and twice in the Canadian Interuniversity Sport First All-Canadian Team. He was also named the OUA MVP in 1988 and the league's rookie of the year in 1986. In 1987, the Golden Hawks won the Yates Cup and was involved in a historic play in which he received a 106-yard pass that led the team to the Ontario championship. He was inducted in the Golden Hawks Hall of Fame in 1993. While playing football, he also earned at the same time a bachelor's degree in communications.
Evraire played nine seasons in the Canadian Football League for the Ottawa Rough Riders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats and Saskatchewan Roughriders. He spent seven years with Hamilton. In 1992, while with the Tiger-Cats, he won the Lew Hayman Trophy which is awarded to the most outstanding Canadian in the Eastern Division.
Following his career, Evraire worked until 2009 as a sports reporter at A in Ottawa and co-hosted along with Lianne Laing, Senators Primetime, a post-game talk show following each Ottawa Senators hockey game on A, generally on Thursday Nights.
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